How do Homeschoolers Compare?
Maybe you’re thinking about homeschooling… or maybe you’re a newbie who is doubting her ability to educate her own kids.
Would it help to see how homeschoolers have ACTUALLY performed on national standardized tests?
How DO homeschoolers compare with other students?
Whether you are wondering about homeschooling, ready to dive in, or have already begun, you NEED to see the facts and figures on homeschooled students to see how homeschoolers compare with other students.
If you are homeschooling or love someone who is, you are going to want to gobble up these facts and figures about how homeschoolers compare with other children on nationalized standard tests. READ THE FACTS in this perhaps shocking infographic below.
How Do Homeschoolers Compare? Quite Well!
Did you see this part? “On average, homeschoolers score higher than 87 percent on national standardized tests.”
That means that homeschooled students rank in the top 13% in academic achievement, as measured by national standardized tests.
Let me repeat: homeschooled students rank in the top 13% in academic achievement, as measured by national standardized tests.
Does that surprise you?
It does take commitment, planning and time… but isn’t it ENCOURAGING to read on average how well homeschooled children do?
That doesn’t mean that you can’t have a hard day, or that there isn’t a learning curve for the newbie homeschooling mom. It won’t necessarily be EASY. But if you choose to homeschool and are committed to it, you have an excellent chance that your children will not only do well, they will THRIVE.
Please don’t talk yourself out of homeschooling because you think it is going to be too hard. And don’t change your mind because you may have felt so inept at the beginning.
In spite of your education (or lack thereof), even though your quiver is full, despite the fact that you can’t afford (or don’t want to!) hand your children off to paid teachers or programs to teach… according to the numbers — chances are you can quite successfully homeschool your kids!
Comment below and tell me which facts on the infographic surprised you the most!